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Allowable fork drop rates
Hi all,
Can anybody point me to some legislation that dictates the allowable amount of 'drop' of forks in a standard horizontal lift forklift?. Have a customer that's had an over zealous Thorough Examiner give them 3 months to rectify a leaking lift ram ( no further reason given). This truck ( Old Lansing FRER ) has had the same 'slight leak' for the past 10 years or more due to light marks in the main ram rod ( telescopic ram, been resealed before to no avail!). The truck isn't worth the cost of manufacturing a new ram and customer can't afford to replace within timescale given.
  • Posted 11 Feb 2017 05:35 AM
  • • Modified 11 Feb 2017 05:36 AM by poster
Total replies: 4. Showing items 1 - 4 of 4 results.
I can give you Yale specs. Full capacity load, no more than 1" drift in 2 minutes. Different manufacturers may have different specs. This spec. is for mast cylinder drift. Tilt drift is a different value.
  • Posted 11 Feb 2017 07:30 AM
Thanks Brewski, at least that gives me a figure to work to.:-)
  • Posted 11 Feb 2017 04:40 PM
  • Liftkid
  • Lancashire, United Kingdom
Linde use 100mm in 10 mins as acceptable,over that not acceptable
  • Posted 14 Feb 2017 07:14 AM
Thanks Liftkid, think I'll go with that!. You wouldn't happen to have the page from specs that list this would you bud? :-)
  • Posted 14 Feb 2017 07:21 AM
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